Secondary Findings in Cancer Patients Spur Dutch Team to Rethink Consent, Reporting Options | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Unsolicited germline results from tumor sequencing tests present challenges unique to the cancer field, researchers in the Netherlands have found, prompting them to make changes to their pre-testing counseling, informed consent, and reporting process.

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In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.

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